Choosing a College Major Using Holland's Theory

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How do you choose a college major ? What is Holland's Theory of Career Choice and how can it help me? With hundreds of options to choose from, depending on the college, it can be overwhelming to make such an important decision. Holland's Theory of Career Choice can help you narrow down your choices to those majors that interest you. School Counseling College Major College Counseling

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The Career Key Career Test Adds New Occupations

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We just updated the career options and occupations listed in The Career Key career test to keep pace with changes in our economy and the world of work. For all six Holland personality types (RIASEC) , test takers will get to choose from: Occupations with a real future, most with a positive job outlook; and A variety of occupations with different skill and education requirements. Career Tips Career Tests career information CK News Career Change career exploration

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Holland's Theory Still Remains Top Career Theory for Career Test

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A recent Florida State University study of over 50 years of research shows John Holland's theory of vocational choice (also referred to as the RIASEC theory) still ranks as the most widely researched and used theory in career counseling. This news confirms why The Career Key test, based on Holland's Theory, continues to be the best, professional counselor recommended career test on the Internet.

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New Promising Self-Employment Careers List by Holland Personality Type

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Our new promising self-employment careers list on the Self-Employment Key website helps people match their Holland personality types to self-employed careers the U.S. If you're trying to decide whether self-employment is right for you, try our article, " Getting Started with Self-Employment Careers." With the new 2012-13 BLS data, we also updated the matching occupations shown during the Career Key Self-Employment Test.

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New Study: Matching Your Holland Personality with Your Career.

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skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. Welcome to our career blog. The Career Keys mission is to help people make the best career, college major, and self-employed choices. colleges and universities. Career Guidance Holiday Gift Idea #1: Donorschoose.

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Match Best Careers & Best Jobs to Your Personality

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In choosing a career, what's the smartest way to use popular lists of “ Best Careers ” or “ Best Jobs ”? Match jobs and careers that interest you to your Holland personality types as part of your action plan to make an informed career choice. Following the three steps of good decision-making will help you make the best career choice: Know Yourself, Know Your Options, and Make a Good Decision. News and World Report publishes a Best Careers list.

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Using Your Interests to Choose the Right Career Clusters and.

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skip to main | skip to sidebar The Career Key Blog Making a lifetime of smart career decisions about career options, college major and education choices, being self-employed, & the right career test. Welcome to our career blog. The Career Keys mission is to help people make the best career, college major, and self-employed choices. Department of Education’s 16 career clusters, fields, and 81 career pathways.

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Adapt to Reality

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I found my test results for several career tests I took in college, including The Career Key, and they pointed me in the direction of law. My RIASEC profile is Social, Enterprising and Artistic, although I'm more Enterprising now than I used to be. But I made large changes within my legal career to accommodate the reality of working in it, which was often unpleasant. And I found The Career Key (more about this transition later).

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Match Top Business and Best Small Business Ideas to Your Personality

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Earlier this year I wrote a very popular blog post about matching your personality with the “Best Career” lists that get published every year. Be sure to also look at Career Key's full online list of jobs , organized by Holland type, If you don't find the exact same business or occupation title, look for similar ones (see my method below). When choosing a small business to start, what's the smartest way to use popular lists of "top business" or "best small business ideas?"

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